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Nov 11, 2012 10:30pm PST
of cairo, joking with vendors, smiling, enjoying their stories. chris was chief stevens gone global. [ laughter] >> but chris was also a perfect blend of father and mother. a deep appreciation of history, newspapers, beauty. gilbert and sullivan, p.g. woodhouse and nature. like dad he loved to experience through hiking, mount tam, at lan, barvarian alps. one summer i had a job at signal mountain lodge in the tee tons. he came to visit and read nick adams stories. now is now is now. inspired, he signed on for a job. long after school chris was still there, immersed in the culture. not only hiking, fishing and camping but hunting elk. hard to believe. one of the last times i was with chris we took a long run through the trails of walnut creek. he was reading a book of how to keep running as we enter our later years. giving me pep talks in how to drag myself out of bed in cold, dark mornings for that run. i was inspired. through mom he learned the value of visiting a foreign country. the importance of talking to people in their own language. when he was a comfortable piedmont high scho
Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
's momma -- mom mary cut out that and sent it to cairo. chris took his time to write a thoughtful note expressing his concern and wishing us well, commenting on how cute maggie was. he closed that note as follows. as they say in this part of the world, and you will forgive me for butchering the arabic. may allah make things easier for you. this is my wish for chris's family and friends today, as we mourn his loss. the world will never -- the world never saw a kinder, more resolute and enlightened soul. his integrity, character, empathy, his courage, his tolerance were ever present, unchanging, even with all his success and fame and in the face of every challenge. we feel so sad to have lost chris but so lucky to have known him. we will do everything we can to make sure his memory lives on and foster and support the people-first diplomacy he stood for and advocated both at home and abroad. b [ applause ] ♪ >>> my name is mary numyer. i live in washington but met chris 26 years ago at hastings law school, two blocks from here. we were in the same section in the same study group. when w
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
. and the first step is that the new leader is on his way to cairo to seek recognition there and it is quite possible that the new coalition would be given seats at the arab league that had been taken away from the real name. as promised as part of the deal from america -- the unification of the opposition forces. how effective it will be will be a larger measure in the hands of the western powers and their regional allies. how much aid they give it. >> jim, thanks very much for joining me. got some news coming through regarding -- the radical cleric. a ruling on whether he can be deported to jordan where he has been accused of plotting bomb attacks has been given and this has been -- his appeal against deportation to jordan has been allowed. the european court of human rights previously blocked the deportation saying there was a real risk that evidence obtained by torture would have been used against him. the british government said it did receive assurances from jordan that he would get a fair trial. but of course, that was disputed by abu qatada's lawyers. as we get more, we will bring it
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> what happened initially it was a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired in cairo and a consequence of the video. >> yes, they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack on our embassy. >> the natural protest that owe rose because of the out rooifrj the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they could also directly harm u.s. interests. >> i am asking you personally not the committee as a whole, how do you explain these shifting stories and the president continuing to talk about the video after the head of the counter-terrorism center said it was a terror attack, and do you think it had anything to do with politics in the middle of the presidential campaign? >> i don't think it had anything to do with politics. i think it had something to do with our assessment. my view is very simple and very direct. the minute you know mortars are used or rpg's are used it's either a terrorist attack or a military attack. those are the only two things it could be. a terrorist isn't necessarily all one thing. a terrorist uses the attacks as a vehicle, and we all
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